The ArtsBridge Foundation announced in the following press release that it has hired Elizabeth Lenhart as Director of Arts Education.
ATLANTE – March 3, 2022 – The ArtsBridge Foundation today announced that Elizabeth “Beth” Lenhart has joined the organization as Director of Arts Education.
In this role, Lenhart will oversee all aspects of the ArtsBridge Foundation’s arts education initiatives throughout the year, including family programming, field trips, professional development, and the annual Shuler Awards.®the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards Competition.
Lenhart joined ArtsBridge Foundation after more than 11 years as founder and director of JAM Academy, an organization providing comprehensive performing arts education programs to young students in the Dominican Republic, where she also served as producer, director Acting, Vocal and Acting Coach and Tap Dance Instructor. Through its leadership of the JAM Academy, the organization has produced and performed numerous Broadway-style musicals and charity performances sometimes presented at the National Theater and the National Conservatory of Music and Manuel Rueda Auditorium of the Caribbean Nation in Santo Domingo. , bringing together student performers from several schools. stage.
Previously, Lenhart opened the first international Gymboree Play & Music franchise in the Dominican Republic, providing preschool education for children up to age five, and she served as choir director and fine arts department coordinator at the Carol Morgan School for seven years, developing choir programs for middle school and high school levels.
A Pennsylvania native and current resident of Smyrna, Georgia, Lenhart earned a bachelor’s degree and minor in vocal performance from Penn State University and a master’s degree in education from Framingham State University.
ArtsBridge Foundation is dedicated to providing quality arts education and community programs that engage, motivate, inspire, and uplift the next generation of artists and arts supporters. ArtsBridge provides arts education opportunities for K-12 students through programs at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, including field trips, professional development, family programs, and the annual Shuler Awards.®. Since 2007, ArtsBridge has served more than 410,000 students and educators from 68 Georgia counties, as well as students from five bordering states. The ArtsBridge Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The ArtsBridge Foundation and Georgia Public Broadcasting’s GPB-TV live broadcast of The Shulers® won the Southeastern Emmy® Awards in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 for special event coverage, revealing the superb quality and high production value that Georgian students bring to show time. To learn more, visit ArtsBridgeGA.org.